Natural Therapy CentreA wide range of experienced, dedicated therapists
Altair De Almeida
I am passionate about helping people be the best that they can be. I have been immersed in Holistic Medicine for over 40 years. Licentiate in Acupuncture, Member of the British Acupuncture Council for over 20-years, now member of FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists).
I am a mother, a wife and a grandmother and I care passionately about the benefits of massage. When I retired from my previous job, I decided to train with BCMB as a massage therapist and have never regretted this.
For 20 years I was a National Childbirth Trust Teacher in Worcester. As an Associate Midwifery Lecturer, I worked with Student Midwives for some years teaching Active Birth, and how to teach adults. For three years I was Parenting Education Consultant for Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust. For the past 5 years have practised as an Independent Childbirth Educator in Worcestershire.
I have a Diploma in Shiatsu (DS) from the Bristol School of Shiatsu. I continue to engage with the school as an advanced student and in my role of assistant. I am a member of the Shiatsu Society (MRSS).
DR. DIETIND ELSNER
I am a registered anthroposophic physician who has been working in the field since 1988. I remain an active GP in a NHS surgery in Worcester, with a special interest in integrating conventional and anthroposophic medical care.
Dr. ELISE KEARNEY
Dr Elise Kearney qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in Glasgow, Scotland and has over 15 years’ experience of working in the NHS and privately. She is returning to practice after a career break to bring up her own young family. She is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and is currently completing her return to practice with the Health Care Professions Council. Dr Kearney works with families at all stages from pregnancy through to young adults in times of transition.
Emma has been a professional clinical hypnotherapist since qualifying with Chrysalis Accredited Professional Therapy Training in 2014. She is a professional member of The National Hypnotherapy Society and is bound by their Code of Ethics. She is also in her final year training as a psychotherapist, which enables her to offer professional support at a deeper level.
I am qualified in clinical aromatherapy and therapeutic massage. I trained at the Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy in London and am a member of the IFPA.
I also offer Natural Face Lift Massage which combines Indian Face Massage, acupressure, and lymphatic drainage on the face and neck.
I am a C.A.H.S.C. (Council for Anthroposophical Health and Social Care) Registered Therapeutic Arts Practitioner. I hold a B.A. Hons degree in Painting and Sculpture, a certificate in Steiner Education and a Post Graduate training in Anthroposophical Therapeutic Arts (membership City & Guilds Arts Therapy) I have a life-long passion for creativity and education which has invited and lit my way forward in my own struggles and challenges in life, promoting and celebrating self-discovery, meaning and ultimately, self-acceptance.
With a degree in Human Biology I have always been in awe of the body and it’s ability to heal itself given the right conditions. A trip to Australia in 2007 was the beginning of my relationship with Bowen and my initial training was completed in 2010. I have since introduced Kinesiology into my practice, enabling me to explore the body’s needs , whether they be physical, emotional, chemical/ nutritional or energetic. I am fully insured and a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists and Kinesiology Federation.
Kaz is a fully qualified, naturopathic nutritionist and was trained at the College of Naturopathic Medicine in Bristol. She is passionate about the difference nutrition and lifestyle can make to health and has over three decades’ experience of using natural, healthy foods which she loves to share and inspire with. Kaz keeps up-to-date with current research and has professional accreditation with the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) and the Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).
I work both as a massage therapist and teach holistic and Indian Head massage to a professional level at the Fold as part of the Bristol College of Massage and Bodywork.
I qualified with BCMB with a level 4 qualification awarded by the Massage Training Institute and am on the CNHC register.
I qualified with and I am a member of the Massage Training Institute and I am on the register of the CNHC (Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council).
I work as a massage and bodywork therapist here at the Fold and in my private practice in Malvern.
Dr. Tammy Esrich
Tammy is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist. She completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Edinburgh University in 1997 and has worked for 20 years as a Clinical Psychologist in the NHS. She currently works part time in an adult Palliative Care Team in Worcestershire.
She is a member of the British Psychological Society and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
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